Search results for Kaiser Wilhelm II.

071: September 2004

/stand-to/071-september-2004/

Download PDF This browser does not support inline PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF  


The Three Emperors: Three Cousins, Three Empires and the road to World War One by Miranda Carter

/world-war-i-book-reviews/the-three-emperors-three-cousins-three-empires-and-the-road-to-world-war-one-by-miranda-carter/

Penguin Books, 2010, £10.99 (2010 pricing) 498pp, soft covers; illustrated plus notes, bibliography and index. Also available as an eBook. ISBN 978-0-141-01998-7 Miranda Carter describes Wilhelm’s lack of lack of tact and diplomacy, that Nicholas II was weak, horrified when his hearty father Alexander III died unexpectedly (of Bright’s Diseas…


The British Route to War

/world-war-i-articles/the-british-route-to-war/

Britain's entry into the Great War is far more complex than the reason for the country embarking on the Second World War. The following factors were mentioned by Sir Edward Grey (Foreign Secretary) in Parliament on the eve of war:[1] "Present Balkan Crisis" (ie assassination) Morroccan crisis Friendship with France Possible risk to (French) …


Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of War, 1914 - Michael S. Neiberg

/world-war-i-book-reviews/dance-of-the-furies-europe-and-the-outbreak-of-war-1914-michael-s-neiberg/

336 pages Belknap Press Publication Date: 10/14/2013 ISBN 9780674725935 ‘Dance of the Furies’ by Michael S Neiberg is a definitive social history of Europe leading up to the outbreak of world war, its initial spasms and the first months of the conflict.  ‘Dance of the Furies’ is a comprehensive academic study into the lives of those who were…